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be in league with another government agency that wants to deport them and that's the problems with 287-g and some of the other information-sharing protocalls. for community policing to work it's hard to have the trust and support of the community. and by the way, if these criminals go unprosecuted in our community and unpenalized for taking advantage of somebody and that not being reported, their next victim could very well be an american. their next victim could be your family. could be my family. and that's why we all have an interest in community policing of law enforcement as well as public health to make sure that people are inoculated and treated early for disease regardless of their status. now, look, the status is not to have this population here illegally. whenever we're talking about this enforcement, yeah, it's tough. there is no right answer. the right answer is comprehensive immigration reform. let's find a way where the people that we need here that have critical jobs in our economy, that have families that are in our community, that have kids that are american and going to
, legislation that keeps the government funded and running. he wants to keep that separate from sequestration. explain why and what might happen on that. >> i think it is a stop-gap measure. it is not a real bill or appropriation bill that funds the government. it is basically avoiding government shut down. i don't think mr. rogers was to have a discussion on how to avoid the sequestered until we get very close to a government shutdown if people cannot agree on which to do it. one thing we did discuss, that is important for people to understand is that the sequestered woodcuts overall government spending by $1.20 trillion for the next nine years. this year, it would be $85 billion. how rodgers, the way he would present, he would write that the government would be funded the way it was last year, but if the sequestered takes effect, it would cut off -- >> a big part of this process? >> it is unclear exactly how all of this will work. part of it is that sometimes, if you talk to some of the people, the new were more ardent er moreatives, -- the new wer conservative members, they take the view t
economic policies, the government, free enterprise. here is how it stacked up. the president wants more government. he wants more government spending. on the list, universal pre-school, 50 billion dollars worth of road and bridge building, a green energy security trust fund. he said we could grow through government action and it will not raise the deficit one dime senator rubio responded with the exact opposite. free enterprise would result in prosperity for everyone and the senator, addressing president, i don't oppose your plan because i want to protect the rich. i oppose your plan because i want to protect my neighbors. election 2016 began last night. "varney & company" is about to begin and i tell you now stocks could hit a record high very could hit a record high very soon. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on sit now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of am
's not a real bill that funds -- it's not an appropriations bill that funds the government. it's a way of basically avoiding government shutdown and i think the reason mr. rogers doesn't want to have a discussion on how to avoid the sequester is because, again, it's very close to a government shutdown because people can't agree on a way to do it. one thing we didn't discuss i think that's actually important for people to understand is that the sequester actually would affect a continuing resolution because the sequester would cut overall government spending by, you know, $1.2 trillion over the next nine years and this year would be $85 billion. so i think hall rogers, the way he would present it would be he would write -- the government would be funded the same level it was funded last year but a sequester takes effect, it's going to cut off the amount of -- >> the amount of money the appropriators have to work with, andy taylor, are they a part of this process? >> well, it's unclear how all this will work and part of it is, as roxannea and i were discussing before we talked to the cha
from what people paid regardless of what the government is taken out, or what they have paid in counts. it is count in the deficit numbers picture trying to do something about? who wants to go first? congressman price. >> yeah, the debt ceiling affairs. nobody is talking about paying the data. nobody is talking about not paying the public debt. what were talking about is making sure we get are spending under control so we can create an economy that's vibrant and be able to cover the debt of this great country without the austerity measures we've seen in other countries. so there's two things you got to think about. the debt that's been incurred. yes, the nation is good for that type. and the path forward. are we going to ban that down so they can actually have an economy that is vibrant and create jobs, or are we going to go as far as the eye can see? you could do some point we physically cannot create the wealth in the country to cover the data. so is it appropriate role? i'm a physician. i'm not a constitutional lawyer. my reading of it says all spending starts with the house of repr
the government do because it is responsible when you have this kind of president? >> naftali details the challenges he faced. sunday night at 8 p.m. on c- span's "q&a." members of president obama's cabinet were before the senate committee today and outlining their sentiments of what would happen if the automatic spending cuts, the sequestration, went into effect on march one. they discussed homeland security housing, and education. this is three hours. >> that morning, everyone. it today we are convening the committee of the appropriations committee. it is the worst hearing in the 113th congress for the appropriations committee. the focus of today's hearing will be on the impact of the sequester and the critical national function that are important to the security, safety, and future of the american people. as i take this gavel, i'm mindful of the -- and acknowledge the previous leadership of the outstanding chair. it is a great honor for me to be part of this committee. we all carry a special place in our hearts today for senator don the whole ionay -- - senator. the senator of hawa
because the government itself is a consistent obstacle. the national federation of independent businesses recently released figures from december indicating the mood of businesses is at a recession level. 70% of business owners that were surveyed identified the current environment as a bad time to expand and political uncertainty topped the list for the reasons not to attempt economic growth. lee, a resident of muskogee, oklahoma, and president of acme corporation, said a lot of small businesses had to go in debt to stay afloat. he said now they can't make the money they need to to pay down debts due in large part the environment the government has created. i joined a small group of members in congress. i have faced unprecedented difficulties ensuring my business succeeded. i step on the floor of the united states house of representatives with a firsthand understanding how high the hurdles are for a business to succeed and just simply jump over. last month when president obama was sworn into his second term, i was reminded of something he said four years ago in his first inauguration. the
. the department of justice is working to create incentives and provide assistance to state governments, prime contribute is too deep background check system, to ensure that they put all relevant health records into the system. even if we find a way to get every record in, our effort to prevent criminals from getting guns is hampered by current holds in the background check the system writ of violent criminals often seek out sellers, whether at gun shows, the internet, with the yellow pages, who are not licensed dealers and not required to run the background check. extending the background check requirement to all commercial transactions, absent limited exceptions, is our best opportunity to keep firearms out of injures hands and keep our children and communities -- out of dangerous hands and keep our children and communities say. we worked closely with state prosecutors, local law enforcement officials, to determine if a particular gun case or gun offender should be charged in federal or state court. when cases come to us, we use federal firearms statutes to prosecute prohibited persons who p
-led government and minority sunnis. u.n. investigators said today the time has come for suspected war criminals in syria to face the international criminal court. carla del ponte, a member of a u.n. commission of inquiry, said even if there is ultimately a peace settlement, it must not give a free pass to those accused of atrocities. >> i'm concerned about what he's done in the political side to achieve peace and to negotiate peace. what i'm sure that once international justice is dealing with this case, it is no amnesty at all. >> sreenivasan: the commission found the civil war is increasingly sectarian and radicalized on both sides. it also cited the spread of weapons as a growing concern, and urged the international community to curb the flow of arms into syria. another member of the u.s. senate has decided to step aside. republican mike johanns of nebraska announced today he will not seek a second term next year. in a statement, he said he wants to spend more time with his family, after spending 32 of his 62 years in various offices. johanns is the fifth senator to announce plans to retire
. the first-ever visit rebels -- resolution condemning the government of north korea for violations of the u.n. security council resolutions. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the chair lays before the house a communication from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., february 15, 2013. i hereby appoint the honorable jeff fortenberry to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer today will be offered our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. god of the universe, thank you for giving us another day. quicken our spirits so that we will know the blessings of living together in unity and peace. we have our personal aspirations and ideas of what is best. grant that we might know the satisfaction of sharing our common concerns and experiencing the joy of mutual accomplishment. bless the members of the people's house with success in bringing fruition to all efforts, to work toward common solutions to the issues facing our nation, solutions whic
have to take the government's word for it. you will be held without a trial until the end of hostility. when is the end of hostilities? no one knows. there is no end to the hostilities, and if they can prove your part of al-qaeda, great, take them to court, bring them to oh justice. if they can't they detain you indefinitely, and you just have to take the government's word. some people are not happy about this. chris hedges, award winning reporter is one of them, so he sued along with others, and his lawyer is bruce afran. wednesday, they went to court. here's what afran had to say. >> what our case comes down to is are we going to have a simple justice system in the united states or a military justice system. the civil justice system is ingrained in the constitution, battling tyranny and creating a democratic society. what they are trying to impose is a system of military justice that allows the military to police the streets of america. cenk: those are strong words but if you're interested in strong words here comes chris hedges the lead plaintiff in the case, senior fellow at the na
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? doesn't make a difference to the president's ability to govern the country/ >> i think it adds to a picture. the white house believes that having this big audience of people watching on television, i'm not sure how many people actually do sit down. they seem to think there is a huge audience and he can set out his agenda i was just saying to a colleague how many people remember what was said in last year's state of the union. they do tell you what the intentions are. they are often faced with hostility from the house. it is his chance to stress a message. the message we will be hearing is about the economy that he does not believe that trickled down economics works. a country has to grow from the middle classes out. that is what he will be stressing. he will also be saying the fiscal cliff may be back on march the first. you cannot take the country over that and threaten the recovery. >> this is going to be a heavily domestic state of the union. we do not expect more in policy. >> thank you for coming in. >> president obama will talk about drawing down american troops in afghan
across the board government spending cuts set to take affect in less than two weeks. 46 billion to that from the pentagon. 10,000 teachers could be laid off. a reduction of boarder agents. longer waits on airport security lines. hold a meeting tuesday to outline what the cuts could do to their respective counties. chuck hagel's nomination remains up in the air. republicans delayed a confirmation vote. questioned how the white house questioned the deadly attack which had nothing to do with chuck hagel. even though he does not think hage l is qualified, he will be confirmed. another vote expected after con-- >>> several gun and ammunition companies are threatening to leave if new strict laws are put into place. a ban of magazines that include more than 15 rounds. a gun tax on all purchases. a ban on private sale of firearms and instituting you know vicious al background checks. >> over 200 jobs in assembly shipping design and headquarters facilities. and 400 or even more in our supplier's subcontractors throughout colorado. >> final action on all four measures are expected in the
. our border is not secure. the ability of our government to enforce the law is -- has its share of problems as well. there are a number of issues that have to be resolved here. and so let's not get too far down the road. i want my colleagues to continue to work together to see if they can't come to a solution that's acceptable here in the house. >> mr. speaker, you mentioned jobs. what did you think of the president's proposal to fix it now, put people back to work repairing the nation's infrastructure? >> as you are all well aware i have worked very diligently over the last couple years to try to grapple with our infrastructure problems here in america. the problems we have are chiefly one of resources. and still trying to find a funding source to repair the nation's infrastructure is still a big goal of mine. the president talked about infrastructure, he hasn't talked about how to pay for it. it's easy to go out there and be santa claus and talk about the things you want to give away, but at some point somebody has to pay the bill. i pushed mr. shuster, the new chairman of our
with members of the syrian government but only if they don't include assad and security officials. that seems very unlikely meaning there is probably no real path. >> kelly: it's an important aspect or development to see russia and the united states trying to work together on this crisis going on in syria. what about the iran factor? what can they do about that keeping iran out of syria? >> there is a very little things to do to iran right now. they are already international sanctions because of the nuclear program in iran. there is also other things that the united states is working on with other countries but the real pressure pointed for u.s. diplomats think they will have most success is going through russia. they don't see much of an avenue through to iran to pressure the regime. >> heather: the crisis in the african nation of mali. a french official confirmed that an operation has been launched in the town of boron, hundreds of forces are on the ground trying to dislodge radical fighters. joy aheadists have staged two suicide bombings so far on the road from bourem where they forced out
. but the new libyan central government has little authority beyond the capitol of tripoli. the country is fractured. there are militia. >> explosion in baghdad this morning. 28 people were killed and dozens more wounded . here you can see burned out hulkings was -- buildings and cars. sunday is the beginning of the work day there. >> the national gun debate rages on and new quis of a potential fall out. they are halting production in response to sweeping gun laws. adam houseley is following this from los angeles. hi, adam. >> hi, jamie. you talked about new york and california, nationally as well. over the weekend it is all about colorado. they have had four bills passed in a crazy session over the weekend. they expect thim to be signed. gun tax on all purchases and ban on private steal of fire arms and instituting a background check. they have banned magazines that hold more than 15 rounds that concerned the manufacturer there in colorado. there are thoughts that the company might leave if that ban is passed. in the meantime the vice-president lobbied many legislators and calling mode
from the government later today, and those are the pictures that the government published some days ago from his hospital bed in havana. i think one of the advantages for the chavez government has been to have its leader in cuba because since there is no free press, there is no way of determining exactly what his condition is. now they say -- >> exactly. >> -- he was flown back at 2:00 in the morning to caracas. is he in the military hospital in caracas, and an unusual thing for the chavez government, no video cameras, no coverage of the president arriving or the ambulance taking him to the airport -- to the hospital or really it's been a silence and a no video movement from havana to caracas. let's see what the government says today. clearly hugo chavez is not doing well enough to be able to either walk down the steps of the escalator, of the airport -- airplane or even maybe to speak, so there's a lot of questions underway. remember, he has to be sworn in because from his last re-election, the constitution said he had to be sworn in in venezuela, and because he was in cuba, that didn'
control legislation, immigration reform and increasing government spending to boost the economy. florida senator marco rubio will give the republican response and kentucky senator rand paul will deliver the tea party response. 4,000 people stranded at sea in the gulf of mexico has been pushed back by another day. lost power after an engine fire set to be towed to mexico but it drifted so far north it will be towed to alabama and will not arrive until thursday. they have been bringing supplies to the ship. passengers are said to be sleeping in tents on decks with limited access to bathrooms water and food. >>> now that pope benedict xvi is revining at the end of the month who will replace him. one of the top contenders is from ghana he would be the first black pope. one of the strongest candidates from latin america is from brazil. only cardinals under the age of 80 can vote for pope benedict's successor which means 118 are eligible. this morning the two mowning men charged with murdering a chicago teen will make their first appearance in court. police say 20-year-old kenneth williams and
government programs is not great but it's really an oversimplification of the issue. >> molly, what about the plan put forth earlier this week, the $110 billion plan to avert the sequester. is that going to gain any traction? >> i doubt it. republicans have already basically said that's dead on arrival and as jake said it's not like they were getting anything done here in washington before they went on vacation. there really hasn't been any progress. there are no negotiations, nobody's talking to each other. you have these one-sided plans being put together and then they sort of get lobbed over the fence and the other side says eh, no. we're a long way from a constructive dialogue happening between the parties on capitol hill. >> jake in a piece yesterday you wrote "house republicans say if they spend the next two years like they spent the past two they'll become irrelevant." who are the most prominent republicans leading this charge toward as you put it irrelevancy? >> toward irrelevancy basically the entire house republican conference and the leadership have spent the last two years fig
and locald still - governments. this eliminates that federal preemption and says government can limit the time, place, or manner of tobacco company marketing. providence was the first one to do it. about a year-and-a-half ago, it adopted a policy that bans the retention of key patents -- the acceptance of coupons. tobacco companies challenged that under the first amendment. it suggests governments have the ability to regulate tobacco company marketing. the first amendment is not the and all. if we look at what is happening globally, over time, we have seen the spread an increase in the comprehensiveness of the types of marketing bans in place. this started out by banning advertising and various channels. to cover all the sorts of traditional advertising, they moved -- then the most policies recently added to the strength of these policies. the most comprehensive ones and ban the retail displays of tobacco products. which is something we can do when it comes to marijuana. as marijuana several countries have abandoned these displays. these have been challenged in the courts as well. so
would be used to get the spending under control and the government under control. that is one of the reasons i think the republicans are so loath to raise taxes. the fiscal calamity is primarily driven by the exponential growth of entitlement spending. we know that is a problem. you know it is a problem. second, there are economic costs to the tax increases. tax something, labour capital, entrepreneur should come and you are going to get less of it. they are impractical what mr. the design a tax increases on whatever the unpopular group is that's targeted if so like i say these are problems we as republicans have and their legitimate concerns and i'm sure you have legitimate concerns about these things as well as we do frankly you've done very well today and i have a great deal of respect for you. it's not easy to get a lot of times and service as a stafford and then a director of omb and top staff and the white house. people like you that give yourself to the government and i have great respect for your wife and your daughter and your family, too. it's tough. >> i think we do
and tax revenue for local and state governments and the federal government, and it's nuts to turn this upside-down but a lot of people will based on emotions, not fact. >> neil: even if it's too cold -- that's enough. >>> what really is on the protesters mind. mark found out for himself. let's just say this -- environmentalists discovered something more scary. >> what drew many dismantle depipeline? >> we would like for by any means necessary for the pipeline to not be built. whether that means strikes, busing workers or by any means necessary, we will at least vocally support. >> when you say any means i'm getting images of things being blown up. eek core terrorism. >> i'm saying by any means, by barack obama stopping it, spectacular. >> you're tot talking about dismantling physically or ecoterrorism. >> depends on the circumstances. >> a possibility? >> means by any means necessary. >> neil: mark is with us now. mark, wow, just wow. reporter: this was a very typical sentiment at this rally. there's anger, and it's not just -- these are not just a few disgruntled protesters. the
throughout the day with our discussion of mental disorders. when i left the government, after releasing this report on obesity in december 2001, we started a program called action for help the kids, working with schools. in this program, we were tried to get the schools to go back to physical education k-12, just taking more seriously the way that children eat at school, and the schools came back at us and said, we have all these problems. we are trying to keep programs, they are cutting out music. now you are going to dump this problem, dealing with those schools left behind, and you want to dump this problem on us? they went on like this until 2005, when viewing the literature, it became clear, those children who were physically active and consumes a healthy breakfast learned better. they were more disciplined in the classroom, they perform better on standardized exams on reading and math, so we called that the learning connection. three months ago in washington, we had been updated conference on that. but there is this connection between help the living and mental health. there is a
at it probably our federal government, the largest institution governmental institution, and some would say the most powerful institution, governmental institution in the world. but when you can have the majority leader of the united states senate could say after 2008 election, our purpose for the next four years is to defeat the president of the united states, i don't think that was simply said based on the difference in parties. however, the question is where to begin with try to change that mentality and attitude of bias? >> does anybody want to take that question? >> not being a legislator i do know that i have as much background as my buddy to my right. i would safely say that, there's two threads you can build on. one is the republicans, then republicans like they are, have come to the point of where they give lip service to endorsing civil rights movement, wanting racial equality, even honoring dr. martin luther king. and so i would say use that language that they're putting out there as a way to engage this conversation. and i would say hi to the second thread which is, we're not ac
on the middle class, cuts to head start, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the need to continue to create jobs or to continue to have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight, the parents of a slain chicago teenager who just marched in the inaugural parade. >> i'm happy that murder of hadiya will get guns off the street. >> reporter: the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may have more impact outside washington. >> the goal is to move public opinion because that's what moves congress. >> reporter: lawmakers and former lawmakers on both sides say his clear focus must be the budget. >> if we don't get it under control fairly soon and have congress and the president lead us in this area, then we will end up with a nation which is insolvent. >> reporter: republicans are criticizing what happens after tonight's speech. president obama hits the road three cities in three days to push his agenda. >> mr. president, if you're truly worried about this issue, why aren't you working with congress th
that will carry oil from canada to the gulf of mexico. and supporters say the government intervention is ill-advised. a popular washington state gun maker responding to-- after they passed a sweeping assault weapons ban and new restrictions on ammunition. a political battle also at the same time is set in another state, colorado. lawmakers there are preparing to vote on gun control measures as early as tomorrow. adam housley is live for us in los angeles with more. adam. >> yeah, harris, the political gun battle from small towns like california, all the way to the national state and of course at the state level, you mentioned new york and colorado over the weekend, it was all about gun laws, like a marathon session on saturday. saw four of them passed, including gun laws that do everything from banning the purchase of magazines that hold 15 rounds to others have purchase private sale of firearms and instituting a universal background check, it's a day long thing that happened on saturday and continues tomorrow and those in favor of the ban say it's absolutely essential. >> that is the common
reform and government spending and his proposals on education, climate change, and immigration. but while the wind is at his back, observers say president obama can't appear too bullheaded at the start of his second term. brianna keilar, cnn, the white house. >>> so in the next hour of "early start," we'll look ahead to tonight's state of address with matt cartright of pennsylvania and illinois republican congressman adam kinzinger. you can watch it tonight live on cnn. our coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern and if you can't catch it, catch all of the highlights tomorrow morning on "early start." >>> new development this morning in the murder of chicago honor student hadiya pendleton. two suspected gang members, 189-year-old michael ward and 20-year-old kenneth williams will be in court this morning. there are their mug shot s righ there. police say ward confessed and said she was not the intended target. just days before pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration, michelle obama appeared at the funeral. tonight her parents will be guests at tonight's state of the europe on
and then march 31st, the government runs out of fund iing. the president, pushing for tax hikes on the wealthy. republicans insisting on major spending cuts. >> the president will actually have to move beyond the gimmicks and the taxes and propose real spending reductions. >> reporter: despite the economic focus, the issue of guns, especially the memory of newtown, will loom over the house chamber with lawmakers inviting guests from both sides of the gun debate, from ted nugent on one side, to several victims on the other, including gabriel giffords, who stars in this new ad. >> take it from me. congress must act. let's get this done. >> tonight, there will be a lot of acting cabinet secretaries in attendance, savannah. part of that reason, of course, is there are numbers of cabinet nominees who haven't gotten confirmed yet. one of those could take a large step toward confirmation. chuck hagel should get committee approval today, which means he could be confirmed by thursday. >> valerie jarrett is senior adviser to president obama. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. how are you? >
of government is best suit to do address an important public policy challenge. local initiatives and progress tend to reenforce to members of congress that federal solutions are not necessarily needed. they make members of congress ask if states are acting -- >> arthel: wait, let me jump in here. i apologize. i'm not trying to be rude, but i really want to understand what you're saying because it's an important argument that everybody has to make. but break it down to me in plain terms that we can all understand what you're saying. i didn't get what your point was, where you're going with this. >> my point is that on the impact with respect to federal legislation, that the fact that these local initiatives are happening are going to mean it's going to minimize the movement for federal legislation because works is being done on a state level. yes, i understand the economic impact, but i think what a lot of people really care about is what's going to happen here in congress with the assault weapons ban and other gun legislation. >> arthel: are you saying, trey, give may second here, marjorie, a
will focus on the middle class. cuts to headstart, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the needs to continue jobs or have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight the parent of a slain chicago teenager who had just marched in the inaugural parade, underscoring the president's gun control. the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may have more impact outside washington. >> the goal is to move public opinion because that's what moves congress. >> reporter: lawmakers and former lawmakers on both sides say his clear focus must be the budget. >> if we don't get it under control fairly soon, and have congress and the president lead us in this area, then we will end up with a nation that is insolvent. >> reporter: republicans are already criticizing what happens after tonight's speech. president obama hits the road, three cities in three days to push his agenda. >> mr. president, if you're truly worried about this issue, why aren't you working with congress that we elected to prevent it? >> repor
echoed that same sentiment. >>> a new government study finds more younger women are using the morning-all bill than ever before. about one in nine females ages 16 to 44 now say they have used the emergency contraception up from 4% a decade ago. experts say the increased popularity is likely the result of the pill being easier to get. >> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil cream. >>> taking you to wall street, we'll see if investors are in the mood to love any stocks this valentine's day. historically, the s&p has been up 39% of the time on february 14th. big companies reporting earnings, general motors, pepsico and tinto. best buy, by the way, also slid after the bell on reports its ceo may not be taking the company private. new numbers out today as well show foreclosures dropped 7.%. that's down 28% from last year. the u.s. postmaster general urged congress yesterday not to force mail delivery on saturday telling senatoring, quote, the postal service is losing $25 million a day. >>> time warner is reportedly in talks to sell "people" and "in style" to the mer
's introducing more big government to the state. the government is going to say you offer this preschool. we may pay for a little of it but you've got to pay for most of it. >>steve: when the president has been out making the case, he makes it sound like if we can just get this done, kids will wind up having better lives, be smarter and we'll have a better economy. but i have read preschool is not effective after the third grade. it helps you kindergarten, first, second, third. but then there is a gigantic diminishment of the effectiveness. >> the president is saying this is an investment. not spending. it is an investment which has a payoff in a better society and better educated kids and more money flowing to the treasury in the future. he's also going for an early head start program. that's for three-year olds and under. he's also going for increase in the home visiting program where nurses and professionals go to the homes of the poor to sign them up for preschool education, for food stamps, for cell phones, for example. that's what he's pushing for. not just universal pre-k. it's a lot more
for the government $217 million richer this morning. dave and nancy honeywell the sole winners of the power ball jackpot. he bought the ticket at the richmond airport on his way out of town from work. once he found out he won he was worried how he was going to get the ticket home safely. >> i found this wallet you put on your arm. i used it before for traveling overseas. i put it inside my long sleeves or whatever put the ticket in there. i kept checking it on the way home. it has to be there. it has to be there. the couple choose that one time cash option which means they get $136 million before taxes. that's probably after taxes. right? no. i don't know. it's a lot of money. they both plan on retiring in the next few weeks. they are going to retire. that's your 5@5:00. time now for your first degree weather update with janice dean. >> janice, you got a storm you are watching there? >> the northeast of course bracing for whatever happens the next couple weeks as we get through winter. we saw record breaking snow and the potential for a coastal storm. we are going to talk about that. computer mo
in to buildings. [ siren ] government preparing for zombie attack. department of homeland security preparing for the end of times. you think i'm being overdramatic because my favorite show is "walking dead"? no. watch an actual training vide video. this is what happened, they reenacted a zombie attack. >> dana: why? >> eric: i don't know. >> dana: this is horse crap. >> eric: i don't know why they wasted money doing. this but the department of homeland security did that. this is not horse crap. >> dana: it's real. >> eric: zombies are are coming. >> dana: i hope they do. >> i don't believe you believe zombies are coming. >> i'm telling you. you have can't kill them. you can shoot them. shoot an arm off, leg off, they don't die. >> bob: if you get to oz the wizard could stop it. >> eric: you don't believe it? >> bob: no. "night of the living dead." remember they came up from the cemetery and shot them down? you got it in your head. what is a zombie and why is he going to they tack us? >> dana: why is the homeland security making video about it. >> eric: wasting money onsome beau attacks. >> a
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